Floristry is much more than flower arranging. This competitive and growing industry has over 8400 businesses across the UK, employing more than 25,000 people. Florists create floral decorations for a range of events and occasions, from weddings to funerals, so customer care is very important. The work involves ordering, monitoring and caring for stock, cutting, arranging and wrapping flowers and designing arrangements and displays. There are two fully equipped purpose built floristry rooms, and a dedicated cutting garden from which students can take foliage.